Giving charity schemes a second look: A review of the ACNC, Australia’s charities and not-for-profits regulator, calls for a national scheme for the charity sector.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of sporting clubs and community organisations, but how often does someone put their hand up to help them? Enter TidyHQ, which is gaining traction with larger member-based organisations such as the Australian Football League (AFL) and the Law Society of NSW.
Gary Nugent FCPA's breadth of philanthropy knows no bounds, selflessing dedicating his time to the charitable endeavours of football champions and Nobel Prize winners alike.
An urge to make a difference drew Penelope James CPA to a permaculture project in Kenya, where her accounting skills helped build financial management and confidence.
From the political struggles of Colombia to the joys of working in a Melbourne toy library, Luisa Diaz-Zeledon ASA has seen a lot in the past decade. Now, with a part-time role at Anglicare Victoria, she has enrolled in the CPA Program.
The final report from the Independent Panel tasked with a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation was released on 22 August 2018. Initial reading indicates a broad-reaching and far-sighted review, with a balanced and objective set of recommendations tackling the big issues facing regulation and reporting in the sector.
Public practitioner Peter Knights FCPA finds his accounting skills in high demand in rural Victoria.
As the CFO of Orange Sky, Emma Young ASA has found her calling in a role that “was meant to be”.
While the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has come a long way in its five-year existence, Ram Subramanian believes further good can be done.
Pradeep Raj Raghu Raja Pillay CPA has scored a big victory in his fight for the early detection of autism in children.
Louise Roberts CPA uses her expert finance skills to help people realise their paralympic sporing dreams.
Donor fatigue, shrinking incomes and generational change are just a few of the challenges facing charities and Not-for-Profits. This eBook, which grew out of CPA Australia’s Not-for-Profit Conference, outlines how charities and NFPs can innovate and grow in an environment where donors are under financial pressure and competition is increasing.
Robyn Cameron CPA has survived two episodes of breast cancer and is now one of Australia’s top fundraisers for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Alex Ooi FCPA has been involved with the Lions Club for 15 years, and is helping to develop its next generation of community leaders.
Former accountant and now change-maker Elliot Costello has a passion for alleviating poverty, as well as tackling inefficiencies in the not-for-profit sector. Here he shares leadership lessons with INTHEBLACK.
Dennis Bothma CPA is keen for CPAs to share their knowledge and make not-for-profits as effective as they can be.
Alan Studley FCPA may not be actually training doctors, but his skills have been a real benefit for the Australian & New Zealand Gastroenterology International Training Association.
Volunteering can enrich your life with new purpose and put your hard-earned accounting skills to work at the same time.
After 25 years as a senior finance professional, William Duperouzel BEM FCPA relished the chance to join a charity that turns old tools into new skills for communities in need.
Wylie Collins CPA wanted to donate money to support the Women and Infants Research Foundation’s work with premature babies, but they asked for something even more valuable – his business skills.